Dec 11, 2018
A Master of Science in Administration program is designed to prepare students for leadership in various industry-specific settings.
The MSA degree in Organizational Management is for students seeking management roles in church or other not-for-profit organizations. Offered by the School of Business Administration in conjunction with the Theological Seminary, the program blends business management and church management.
A maximum of 6 credits in approved courses may be taken off-campus or in another school of the university.
Business Requirements - 18
Business Electives - 6
Choose two courses from the following:
Seminary Requirements - 15
Seminary Electives - 0-3
One additional course may be chosen from the courses listed below or from the options above:
See general admission requirements under Graduate Academic Policies .
Students have the option to take either the GRE or GMAT.
All applicants must submit a separate, attached copy of their complete professional resume with their application. Completing the “Professional History” section within the application will not be considered sufficient for acceptance to School of Business Administration graduate programs.
Maintaining Academic Standing
All graduate students are expected to maintain a 3.00 GPA in all graduate courses that apply to the degree requirements.
No grade of D or F (or U) may be used to satisfy degree requirements; however, these grades are included when computing the cumulative GPA and, if they occur in courses normally meeting degree requirements, the degree GPA.
Students admitted under provisional status (due to lack of prerequisites, GMAT, etc.) must make regular progress toward achieving regular enrollment status and toward completion of their selected graduate degree. If insufficient progress is made, provisional status will be revoked after four enrolled semesters.
Regular admission status must be met no later than the semester before the last semester in which the student expects to enroll, prior to graduation.
- Students will be able to demonstrate competence in the application of business principles and practices to the administration of church and church-related organizations.
- Students will be able to apply professional communication skills, both oral and written.
- Students will be able to demonstrate their technological, quantitative and computer skills in analyzing and resolving administrative problems.
- Students will be able to articulate an administrators’s ethical and diversity responsibilities with a Christian viewpoint to its stakeholders.